A growing number of advocates are demanding that the City of San Antonio stop using property tax exemptions to build housing, while Texas lawmakers have a similar debate in Austin.
If approved by voters in May, the city charter amendment would allow bond dollars to be spent on housing and economic development projects.
City Council members were by and large supportive of the Hemisfair redevelopment project, which has struggled for years with construction delays, during a presentation Wednesday.
Here are the most news-worthy stories of 2020 for the downtown San Antonio area.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Judge Nelson Wolff have placed a curfew prohibiting people from gathering outside their homes from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Thanksgiving Day and lasting through Monday morning.
Bexar Appraisal District officials are urging property owners to protest their appraisals using an online services portal amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush have signed off on the Alamo master plan that has drawn much controversy since the latest iteration was unveiled to the public in early June.
For the controversial Alamo interpretive plan, what had been a speedy approval process in the past two weeks has now come to a halt, according to two high-ranking officials.